Christamore House Family and Community Center
Address: 502 N. Tremont Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone: (317) 635-7211
Fax: (317) 635-1388
Web site: www.christamorehouse.org
Paid employees: 22
Highest-paid staff member: Dionne Leslie, executive director, $55,000
Top volunteers: Becky Schenck, past president of Christamore House Guild, guild member and volunteer for 15 years. Marge Kroeger, guild member since 1949.
In partnership with the communities of Marion County, Christamore House is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families through diverse educational, recreational, social and health programs.
Dionne Leslie, executive director
Tehea Harding, controller
Tiffany Creager, early childhood education center director
Jimmie Harrington, youth director
Jan Vandever, director of social services
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Carol Phipps, president
Shenia L. Suggs, first vice president
Lettie Oliver, second vice president
Milton Flowers, treasurer
Diane G. Thompson, secretary
Kelly Bodner, president Christamore House Guild
Sarah Robinson, guild president-elect
David C. Murray
Early Childhood Education Center: Through literacy, math, the arts, and quality care, this program educates children ages 3 through 5 and prepares them for a lifetime of learning. A staff of four teachers accommodates up to 28 students.
School-age child care: A safe place for children in kindergarten through eighth grade before and after school. Children have homework help, snacks, social development, field trips and recreation.
Family services: A support system for west-side families, including emergency rent and utility assistance, a full-time employment specialist, and post-prison guidance.
Christamore House Guild Gala raised $130,000 on Nov. 8, 2008. The guild book sale and author luncheon in April 2008 raised $65,000.
2007 income: $1,249,313
2007 expenses: $1,058,893
2007 assets: $1,100,791
2008 projected income: $1,237,527
2008 projected expenses: $1,194,549
Fiscal year begins: Jan. 1